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Honeysuckle Cottage (Brailes)

Brailes, Oxfordshire (Ref. 1091204)

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews

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35 Customer Review(s)

  • Dr Day

    “Sweet little cottage, however very cramped for 3 adults and a baby.”

    A travel cot was supplied but there was nowhere to put it so the baby had to sleep in the bed. We requested a high chair but we couldn’t find it anywhere. The photos make the cottage look much bigger than it actually is. It should be made clear that there’s no room for luggage in the bedroom so to pack light. Otherwise great location to be used as a base for exploring the Cotswold.

    A travel cot was supplied but there was nowhere to put it so the baby had to sleep in the bed. We requested a high chair but we couldn’t find it anywhere. The photos make the cottage look much bigger than it actually is. It should be made clear that there’s no room for luggage in the bedroom so to pack light. Otherwise great location to be used as a base for exploring the Cotswold.

    - Dr Day, December 2021

    Many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed the wonderful location of our cottage in the Cotswolds. We are very sorry to hear that Housekeeping didn’t leave the high chair out for you on this occasion, however, in the welcome folder you will find the information showing where it is stored due to the limited space. The travel cot provided does fit at the end of the king size bed, we apologise that on this occasion this was not placed there or the position communicated to you. This is an old cottage as can be seen on the photos along with the description which clearly shows that the bedrooms are located in the eaves indicating limited space. However, there is hanging space on both bedroom doors, also a large chest of drawers available for your belongings. We hope to be able to welcome you back again soon. Property Owner

The property

Honeysuckle Cottage is a beautiful grade II listed thatched cottage, located in the north-east of The Cotswolds, looking out over the village green in the peaceful little village of Sutton-under-Brailes. Many lovely walks can be accessed directly from the cottage and a number of local pubs are a pleasant walk away. The village is close to the famous Cotswold market towns of Moreton-in-Marsh, Chipping Norton and Chipping Campden, as well as being within easy reach of well known tourist attractions, such as Blenheim Palace, Warwick Castle and Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare. The traditional cottage has a lovely character feel to it and is built from Cotswold stone, with a thatched roof and wooden windows and doors. Complementing the character of the cottage are modern facilities, including wireless internet access, a flatscreen TV and a well presented kitchen. Honeysuckle Cottage sleeps a maximum of four people, in two bedrooms, with a family bathroom and a separate shower room. There is an enclosed garden to the side of the property, with a right of way through to the neighbouring cottage, off-street parking for one car and on-street parking directly outside the cottage. The cottage is an ideal retreat for couples, friends or a small family looking for a traditional cottage in the heart of some of England's most beautiful countryside. The front door of Honeysuckle Cottage is accessed via the front garden, which overlooks the lovely village green. The front door opens diectly into the kitchen and the following rooms are on the ground floor: Living/dining room: Looking out over the village green, this room contains comfy seating for four, a flame effect fire, and a flatscreen TV with a DVD player. There is also a wooden dining table, with seating for four; Kitchen: A well presented galley style kitchen, which contains an electric oven, four ring electric hob, fridge with small freezer compartment, dishwasher, microwave, kettle, toaster and a washing machine. There is also a breakfast bar, with two bar stools. Stairs lead up from the living room to the first floor landing, off which are the following rooms, all in the cosy eaves of the cottage: Bedroom 1: With views across the village green, this lovely room contains either two single beds or a super king size bed. There is a chest of drawers as well as hooks behind the door for hanging items; Bedroom 2: Also with views across the village green, this smaller room also contains either two single beds or a king size bed; Family bathroom: Contains a bath with handheld shower attachment, toilet and wash basin; Shower room: Contains a walk-in shower and a wash basin. French doors lead out from the living/dining room to the enclosed garden (please note that the neighbouring cottage has a right of way through the garden). The lovely garden is mostly laid to lawn and contains an outdoor table and four chairs, plus an additional two seater table and a swing seat. The cottage has one off-street parking space at the end of the front garden and further on-street parking is available directly outside the cottage.

Floorplans

Floorplan

Floorplan

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size or twin on request, 1 x king-size or twin on request
  • Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC, shower room with walk-in shower and basin
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with flame-effect fire
  • Oil fired central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, small freezer compartment, washing machine, dishwasher
  • Smart TV, DVD player, telephone, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and cot available
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Lawn and gravel garden with furniture and swing chair
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3.9 miles, pub 0.9 miles

About the location

BRAILES

Shipston-on-Stour 4 miles; Moreton-in-Marsh 9 miles; Banbury 10 miles.

The thriving village of Brailes has a 15th century church and enjoys a peaceful setting, surrounded by many hills in the rural Warwickshire countryside, with easy access to many delightful market towns and villages in the heart of England. The small market town of Shipston-on-Stour is just a short drive away, which boasts many shops, restaurants and pubs, together with a magnificent 17th Century church. Stratford-upon-Avon, with Shakespeare's house, Ann Hathaway's cottage and its famous theatres and monuments, is just 14 miles away. Warwick's medieval castle and the impressive remains of Kenilworth Castle are nearby, as well as the elegant Royal Leamington Spa, with its Georgian and Victorian buildings. Explore the charming towns and villages of the Cotswolds where it's possible to visit places that have remained unchanged for centuries. Chipping Norton, Stow on the Wold, Broadway and Bourton on the Water, to name only a few, are all within easy reach. You can also enjoy the nearby Brailes golf course, horse racing at Stratford, Warwick and Cheltenham (only 50 minutes), the Heritage Motor Museum or walk Shakespeare's or Centenary Way. A great holiday destination at any time of the year.

Note: The neighbouring cottages have a right of way through the garden but there is a picket fence enclosing the cottage garden; this is on the other side of the shared path and gives extra peace of mind particularly for guests with children or dogs.

Note: For the comfort of future guests, we ask that dogs remain downstairs, stay off the furniture and that no trace of a dog remains after your departure.

Note: The property has two floors, which could pose difficulty to guests with limited mobility.

Note: The bedrooms can be set up as king-size or twin, and super-king-size and twin.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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